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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Breweries/Wineries/Distilleries

Re: “Rocky Mountain Brewery

i don't even know where to begin...this was a bad experience from the start.
My husband received a gift certificate to make our own beer at RMB as a birthday present. We were so excited to learn the process and thought this would be a really fun thing to do. WRONG!!! The man helping us (who never introduced himself the whole entire time) was very intelligent, but no people skills whatsoever. The beer making part took 5 hours. Most of this time we spent outside sitting and waiting, no funny stories, no beer tasting, no educational things to learn about brewing. Just sitting, until the guy came out from the back room once his timer went off to start the next step. It was really awkward. He told us it would be ready in a week. We've never made beer before, so no, we didn't question a weeks time. When my husband called after a week, the same guy that helped us, acted rude and treated him as if he was stupid, and said to call back in 2 more weeks because it wouldn't be ready until then. Whdn he called back, the owner answered, and again, he was rude and made sarcastic remarks as well. My husband was so irritated with the lack of common courtesy he just hung up on him. I would've thought they would have the courtesy to call us when it was ready, but we waited another 2 weeks to call back. Today we went to bottle our beer. Luckily we didn't have to deal with either one of the previous guys, and a nice man helped us bottle our beer, and we were feeling like it was finally a good experience. I capped a beer and noticed foam was seeping out of the bottle, when the man came over and said "oh no! That's a bud light bottle! Those are threaded and they won't seal correctly". Again, we aren't brewers, this information you'd think would've been told to us while brewing so we would know not to bring threaded bottles in. Of course this wasn't the guy who helped us today's fault, but shows the lack of care the first guy has about the customer. Luckily only about 12 of about 50 of our bottles were threaded, so we can down those before they go bad, but i think that's an important thing to tell us.
Yes, RMB has some rockin' beer, but when i want to go to a brewery, i want to feel like i'm surroinded by cool, friendly people, and it was completely opposite. I will never go there again, and i will spread the word to my friends. I think the owner is cocky and rude, and it shows in how is business is run.

3 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by mellowjeje on 10/14/2011 at 6:57 PM

Re: “Judge Baldwin's Brewing Company

comfortable atmosphere not all bar tables, open to 11, kobe hamburger cooked right, beer battered fish and chips are great. They have bbq but havent tried it .

Posted by nlcatter on 08/27/2011 at 11:48 AM

Re: “Trinity Brewing

The beer is 5 stars. 5 stars for the house brews and 5 stars for the large variety of excellent guest brews. I always have a fovorite or two to drink and a new one to sample. Food os goof, not great. They are not trying to be a restaurant...they ae supplementing the beer. Service has been friendly.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by XPLSV on 06/28/2011 at 9:08 PM

Re: “Colorado Mountain Brewery

Fritz sounds like hes upset about Andy leaving phantom or something. A salad with one green? I'm calling BS on that one! I absolutely love the grilled salmon salad. Always done right. I've had positive experiences each time Ive eaten here, so it's worth checking out.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Mrbikerman on 03/06/2011 at 8:27 PM

Re: “BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

good food, great desserts. beer is just okay.

Posted by rb on 11/28/2010 at 10:15 AM

Re: “BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

The menu is huge, which is usually a bad sign. The food was average - nothing special. Typical soul-less national chain.

Posted by snephtar on 11/12/2010 at 1:25 PM

Re: “Colorado Mountain Brewery

Very good place. We had an excellent evening. Not sure what Fritz is talking about. The beer was great and so was the food.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by beerguy93 on 10/25/2010 at 3:22 PM

Re: “Colorado Mountain Brewery

The service the night we went was OK. We had to wait, it was busy. Lost our appetizers, they had to comp them. I ordered a burger medium. It was hockey puck hard, not well done, over done for any one. This is what happens when you take short cuts and serve frozen meat. $10-$12 for frozen burgers, never again. Only six beers. ?? The two I had were less than impressive, actually bad. I stopped drinking. A friend ordered a salad. Dead bone dry flavorless chicken on top of one green and even less dressing. Several others ordered fish and chips. Most of it went right into the trash!! Gummy, improperly cooked. We had a large group. Many different palettes that night and ALL unanimously agreed this was our last visit. BTW what kind of service locations website offers no way to offer customers a way to provide feedback? One that doesn't listen........ This really gets 0 stars

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Fritz on 10/13/2010 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Trinity Brewing

5 friends and I picked Trinity to celebrate an upcoming event. We arrived by 6:30 and ended up on the couches in the back. At 8:45 she let us know it was last call, we asked for a few waters and the bill. As she drops off the bill the very drunk owner tells us we are closing, you have to go. We said, yes, we are just paying our bill. He told us we had 10 minutes. Less than five minutes later he comes back and says, get up now. Get up. Leave. We said we were just waiting for the credit cards, we would gladly leave when we get those back. He said to wait out front. We denied that request and decided to wait right where we were . We asked him why we were being kicked out as the restaurant was still 1/3 full with patrons. He said we offended him but refused to tell us how. How can we possibly have offended him? Before that point, he had not even come to the back where we were sitting. Six respectable, 30-45 year old moms, we had all gotten together earlier that day....at the elementary school PTO meeting. Yeah, clearly we "offended" him.

Stay away from Trinity Brewing and the owner with the dreadlocked beard, he admitted his is a jacka** when he drinks. It is true. We have seen it. Can't wait until the next PTO meeting!

19 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by 3boys247 on 08/26/2010 at 11:05 AM

Re: “Trinity Brewing

Went here to celebrate my birthday Feb. 2010. Ambience was unique, we sat on couches in the back b/c there was a group of us. I wasn't impressed with the sliders I ordered and would have liked to see a more diverse menu overall. This seemed to be the consensus of the group. If I just wanted to go for drinks, I might consider going back as their beers were good, but a bit pricey.

4 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by jwells67 on 03/25/2010 at 1:51 PM

Re: “Bristol Brewing Company

absolutely the best local microbrewery...always a consistent appealing product

Posted by bspencer471 on 01/13/2010 at 6:03 AM

Re: “Rocky Mountain Brewery

We literally shopped homebrew places when we started making our own beer/wine many years ago.

Then we ventured into Rocky Mtn Brewery and haven't gone elsewhere since!

The staff and atmosphere are about as down to earth as you can get and they also have super food available i.e. pulled pork sandwiches made on site from BZ BBQ.

They host beer and wine events w/food and whether your a beginner or a novice, these guys won't let you down!!

Kurt & Suzanne Armstrong:)

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by S & K on 08/15/2009 at 6:16 PM

Re: “Trinity Brewing

I would have given them 5 stars a few weeks ago but then the menu change. I have visited Trinity since the opening and thought the concept and menu worked, once a few kinks were worked out. But now it seems the concept was tweaked and so has my opinion of Trinity. Gone are the stuffers and several vegetarian de-lites (so the wife is not too excited about going there anymore). The new menu is ok and the stuffers have been replaced by a collection of the new food cliche of 'sliders'. These small 'sandwiches' lack the excitement of their former selves. My buffalo slider with carmelized onions sounded great but the 3 little charred 'meat patties' were tasteless and dry, needless to say my friend was not inspired by the BLT sliders. He had the original sandwich from the menu 2 weeks prior and claimed it was the "the best blt ever!". At least they still have the beer selection.. Change is not always good, especially these changes..

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by springsyeti on 05/24/2009 at 6:42 PM

Re: “Trinity Brewing

Beer drinker? You'll be in heaven at Trinity. Don't drink beer? That's OK, try the Pear Cider. Their food has greatly improved since they first opened. Lots of veggie-friendly options, or for the meat eaters, a bacon basket! Make sure to check out their calendar online. They have lots of events, art shows, music and such going on each month.

3 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by downtownkake on 04/12/2009 at 4:31 PM

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